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Brighouse Elementary Building Blog
Updates on the planning, design and construction of Samuel Brighouse Elementary School in Richmond, British Columbia. See what's happening at Brighouse.
Video: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Defines Inclusive Design
Click here to view the embedded video. Our vision for Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital was to create a space that promotes healing and addresses the needs of the widest possible audience. To design...
From Warehouse to Workplace: A Bay Area Transformation
On the blog, we look at the recently opened Bay Area Metro Center , a project that required our transformation and reuse team to reimagine how a 1940s-era warehouse could transform into a light-...
First Company to Adopt Fitwel, a New Government-Backed Rating System for Healthier Workplaces
In a bold move solidifying its commitment to evidence-based, healthier workplace design, global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will has become the first company to pursue—with the intent to...
What the Atlanta BeltLine Can Teach Us About Urban Revitalization
"It's time to move away from automobile-oriented infrastructure and invest in public projects centered on people," says Ryan Gravel in our latest Fast Company's Co.Design blog article.
Video: Brighouse Elementary Grand Opening
Created for the grand opening of Brighouse Elementary School in Richmond BC, this video outlines the collaboration that took place throughout the design and construction of the new school. The process of developing this new K-12 facility for the community began with the student's engagement and they've stayed involved throughout. Students have made their mark on the design through a student committee, project blog and various open houses and workshops.
A New DNA
In our final blog post in a series for Metropolis Magazine, our own Cristina Zancani, a Solar Decathlon alum, shares how her experience in the competition profoundly influenced her interest in sustainable design and shaped her aspirations as a designer.
For America's Cities, the Future Can Be Found in the Past
Our latest article on Fast Company's Co.Design blog is by Manuel Cadrecha, design director of the Atlanta office. In his essay, Manuel maintains that cities should have an interconnected community and honor their history. Two projects, in New York and Atlanta, show how the old bones of American cities can be repurposed into spaces that strengthen the soul.
Saving Us From Everyday Exposure To Toxic Chemicals
A recent Fast Company Co.Exist blog post discusses a proposed law aimed to reduce people's everyday exposure to toxins and cites Perkins+Will as an organization working to increase awareness about harmful chemicals in everyday materials.
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